storm surges

The 1st International Workshop on Waves, Storm Surges and Coastal Hazards comes to a close

The 1st International Workshop on Waves, Storm Surges and Coastal Hazards hosted by the NOC and organised together with Environment Canada and the University of North Florida has been a highly successful event.

NOC’s response to the recent hurricanes and storm surges

Talking to the BBC about the recent hurricanes, NOC’s Professor Judith Wolf, said “This year’s hurricane season is worse than usual, at least the worst since 2005 when hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans. We cannot attribute this directly to climate change – there are large changes in the number and severity of storms from year to year.

1st International Workshop on Waves, Storm Surges and Coastal Hazards

1st International Workshop on Waves, Storm Surges & Coastal Hazards

Together with research institutes at home and abroad, the NOC is organising the 1st International Workshop on Waves, Storm Surges and Coastal Hazards.

Future changes in global tides will change flood risk and tidal energy decisions

The first comprehensive study of the impact of global sea-level rise on tides has implications for future coastal flood risk, harbour management, and the long term planning of tidal energy sites.

Storm surge hits UK Coastline